H.R. 1385 (105th): Workforce Investment Partnership Act of 1998


Apr 17, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 7, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 1998.


Pub.L. 105-220


Howard “Buck” McKeon

Representative for California's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 1998
Length: 312 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/1998--Conference report filed in House.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Workforce Investment Systems Subtitle A: Workforce Investment Definitions Subtitle B: Statewide and Local Workforce Investment Systems Subtitle C: Job Corps Subtitle ... Read more >


Apr 17, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 30, 1997
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 16, 1997
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 5, 1998
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jul 30, 1998
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 1998
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 7, 1998
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1385”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

May 16, 1997 11:57 a.m.
Failed 168/238
May 16, 1997 12:58 p.m.
Passed 343/60
May 5, 1998 5:30 p.m.
Bill Passed 91/7

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 1186 (Supersedes)
Workforce Investment Partnership Act of 1997

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1997

H.Res. 150 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 16, 1997

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